Things to Do in Sri Lanka.

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Things to do in Sri Lanka are provided here. Sri Lanka is considered as the one of the top touist destination in South East Asia. It offers cool to hot places to experience in few hours of travelling. Find mixed landscape all around the island. Srilanka never lack of hot and beautiful sun shine. This Island nation is surrounded by Ocean and calm seas. So there is plenty of virgin beaches with either silver sand or golden sand. Transport, communication and accommodations are at their best, if you are ready to pay for them. Most of the American Tourists and the EU country people take the opportunity to have first hand view oa the Asian Eleephants and large Whales in the ocean.

Asian Elephants, Wild Life Spices, Birds, Butterflies, Whales, Dolphins, Spices, Flora and Fauna, Rain Forest, Mountains, Tea Plantations, Venture in the sea and Ocean such as Scuba diving and Surfing are very popular for the visiting Tourists in Sri Lanka. There are lot of activities are available for all age group of people. Even you can get a Doubl Decker bus rider to look around Colombo city. You can select either day trip or night trip to view the city. Also available are Tuk Tuk and open Jeep tours around the city.

What to do in Sri Lanka?

  • Buy king coconut water and drink it. Eat the inside flesh if you are lucky to have in. (Or ask the vendor to provide King Cocont with flesh)
  • American Softdrinks are widley available Island wide with marked prices. They are available in cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles as cool one or without cooling..
  • Looking for your home country fast food? There are Pizza Hut, Mc Donald, KFC and Domino Pizza in all the major cities.
  • Eat hoppers. Available as plain, panin, sweet milk, sweetnedand egg hoppers.("Kata sambol" served with them are very hot.)
  • Eat dosa. Available as normal Dosa, Rava Dosa, Masala Dosa, Ghee Dosa, Oil Dosa and Paper roast in reputed resturants. (In Kandy, Balaji Dosa Shop)
  • For dinner try vegetable, egg or chicken "Koththu Rotti". Ask the cook to make with little chilies. If it is too hot for you drink milk with added sugar.
  • In the mornings you can taste oven fresh bakery products such as tea bun, vegetable bun, fish curry bun and many other tasty one.
  • Don't miss the tropical fruits such as rambuttan, mangostan and pineapple, There are lot of fruits including bananas, mangoes and watermelon.
  • Visit nearby Sunday markets to get much of the local fruits.
  • Street side snake charmer can entertain you with his snake dance and his monkey making its display. Pay Rs 100/-
  • Visit any of the Ayurvedic Spa to make you fit and fresh with their treatments.
  • Walk on the public roads as long as you want or in the places that are recommended for walking and jogging.
  • Rent a bicycle on daily basis and ride around the towns and villages.
  • If anybody look in to your eyes, nod your head and see how their faces are brightening.
  • Buy local SIM card and get cheap calls and Data plan. It used to offer limited free calls and limited free data. Incoming calls and text messages are free.
  • Instal the App "Pickme" or "Uber" to hire cheap tariff taxi, car, van or three wheel (Tuk Tuk) through your Smartphone.
  • You can book train tickets with your mobile phone. Service charge may apply.
  • Visit any one of the Street Food Market in the night time.
  • Visit the newly built Shopping Malls.
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Sri Lanka Tourist Visa

Tourists visiting Sri Lanka for holidays are required to have visitor visas in their passports except for those passport holders from Singapore, Maldives and Seychelles.

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